Albert (Alfred) Frederick Easson

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Easson, Private Alfred (Albert) Frederick William no.3372

35th Battalion, formerly 54th Battalion 9th Reinforcements.

“Elmos” Shakespeare Street, Campsie.

Railway worker/Plate layer.

Born at Sydney 1891, son of Alfred and Annee M.C. Easson.

Enlisted at Sydney 5/1/1917, aged 26.

Single.

Catholic.

Next of kin, father, Alfred Easson, “Elmos” Shakespeare Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 24/1/1917 per HMAT A68 Anchises.

SMH 7/11/1917 Biography: Eldest son of Mr. and Mrs Alfred Easson, of “Elmos” Shakespeare Street, Campsie has been wounded. He is a single man, 26 years of age, and was employed in the Railway Construction Department when he enlisted.

Casualty list SMH 20/11/1917 Wounded.

Returned to Australia 11/12/1918.

Married Janet Jean Laurel McLaren 1936.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1906593/ [accessed 03/02/2017].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002